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We All Have Our Secrets

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This is a story based the story of Emily and Francoise.

Emily is a midwife in London who is having to juggle her workload ar0und caring for her elderly father in Cornwall when she can.

After a serious incident at work ends with Emily losing her job she goes to where she feels safe, her childhood home. When Emily arrives she is shocked to find her father has a new carer from France, Francoise.

Emily is suspicious of Francoise's motives and her of lack of trust, suspicion and certainly jealousy are put across loud and clear. Emily feels that their relationship, at times, is unnatural.

I did feel that the first half of the book was stronger than the second half. I found that there was an awful lot of repetition with the POVs of both Emily and Francoise overlapping and a lot of things got thrown in the mix that at times felt insignificant/unnecessary..

All in all this was a good overall read but not the usual psychological thriller that I've come to expect from Jane Corry.

With thanks to Netgalley and Penguin General UK
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This is a suspenseful read and twist that you don't see coming. It's got everything you want in a thriller!
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Emily is a midwife who suffers a serious incident at work. She returns to Cornwall to care for her ailing father Harold, his dementia has been worsening along with her increase in guilt. But when Emily arrives she is greeted by an unwelcome surprise - her father has hired a carer Francoise.

Francoise is a beautiful French lady who claims that Harold had advertised for help, but Emily is instantly suspicious as Harold has never asked for help in the past and she is jealous of their closeness. 

Emily does not trust Francoise but she doesn't trust herself either, as each of them have a secret and one of them will do anything to keep it!!

I love Jane Cory's other books and this one did not disappoint. A great read full of twists that kept me fully engaged throughout. 

Thank you to Netgalley for my copy in exchange for an honest review.
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A good beach read! Gets you hooked really quickly, an easy read full of twists and turns.
Interesting characters, good story.
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I could not get into this book, ultimately it was not form me and I could not finish it. It may be one for other readers
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I enjoyed this book but didn’t get really invested in the characters for some reason i don’t really understand. Worth a read though.
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I always try to find something positive to say in my reviews but I’m afraid I really disliked this book. It was just one cliche after another and so many of the situations were so contrived - I have a lot of experience as a family-finder so I know how unrealistic the situations were. On top of that, I really didn’t like any of the characters which made it very hard to care what happened to them all.
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Wow, wow, wow - that was good. 
I haven't read a Jane book for ages and didn't know why and know I now I need to read more. 
This is a great novel and I highly recommend everyone reads this.
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I went into this blind, I thought it was a psychological thriller, but it reads more like a domestic drama, it started off great, then drifted to okay, there was no shock in the reveals which I was hoping for as I continued to read.
The book surrounds three people. Emily, a midwife who is on suspension, her father Harold and his carer/home helper, Francoise, all are keeping secrets.

I enjoyed Harold’s entries in the book as they were from his time in the war, it was very interesting.

I have read Jane Corry’s other books and really enjoyed them, this one was different, it was okay and I know a lot of my friends would enjoy it, as I did. It just wasn’t what I thought it would be.

3.5 stars
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Jane Corry is a masterful storyteller....We All Have Our Secrets continues that tradition. Great read, engaging characters....a no brainer, give it a read!
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Another strong  book by Jane Corry. Although I have enjoyed other the authors other novels more this is well worth a read and has lots a twists to keep you guessing.
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gripping, addictive and completely unpredictable. I devoured this book in just one sitting. This is unique and pulled me in quickly. Well-written and able to transport the reader.
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This was my first time reading a book from the author but I am delighted to say I thoroughly enjoyed the story and I look forward to reading more books from the writer in the future!
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I really wanted to like this book as the blurb drew me in but unfortunately it fell a bit flat for me. The story started off well but I felt once Emily had returned to Cornwall it just dimmed a little
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Thank you to Netgalley for giving me the opportunity to read and review this book.

This book was fantastic! Another fabulous book by Jane Corry. I loved the fast pace throughout not seeing any of the surprises coming either. It twisted back and forth and left me wanting to stay up longer to finish it. Definitely an amazing book but only read if you have the time to start and finish it in one go.
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Oooooh this was so good!  Totally unexpected, so clever, a total page turner, simply flew through the pages.  A fabulous get away from it all book.

Another triumph for Jane Corry!

My thanks to NetGalley and Penguin General UK for allowing me the opportunity to read an advanced copy in return for an honest review.
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This was a super read by @janecorry 
I often wake in the night and read to fall back asleep. Well this book was the wrong choice for that, kept me gripped and reading in the wee small hours ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 
Thank you to @netgalley and @penguinbooksireland for the ARC
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After hearing so many good reviews of Jane Corry's novels, she had been on my TBR list for months so I was super excited to read this one and it didn't dissapoint.

Full of suspense and drama, twists and turns, this was a book that kept me hooked right from the very first page.

I can't wait to read what she writes next.
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Emily flees back to her father's house after a problem at work, but soon discovers her father has a new home carer. What secrets does the new carer have, and what influence does she have over Emily's father? This  makes for a very thrilling read, full of secrets and suspense!
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This was an exciting read, which took more unexpected twists and turns that should work - yet it did!

Emily has a secret and returns home to avoid facing her actions to find her elderly father being cared for by Francoise. The relationship between the three is slowly revealed and none of them are exactly what they are publicly portraying. Emily's back story of the ex who has abandoned her, but now is back on the scene, seemed a little cliched and, perhaps, unnecessary. I also found the timeline slightly implausible. Harold, Emily's father, is not a likeable man, though as his character develops, it is easy to misunderstand him.

The book neatly ties everything up and resolves the odd relationships between them all and this felt a little forced to me. Yet, I was glad to see that Emily and Francoise achieved a peace in their lives.

Fast paced, lots of threads to keep track of!
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